From a 19th-century stable in Chicago to a former one-room schoolhouse in Wisconsin, these renovations in the Midwest marry charming histories with modern sensibilities.
A pitched roof doesn’t necessarily mean a home is stuck in the dark ages of the American architectural vernacular. In fact, the following modern farmhouses—which either underwent a transformation...
Flip though our gallery of five high-design modern houses built with low budgets.
Whether industrial, romantic, or classic, brick interiors are always modern.
As Previously looked at in 5 Cool Modern Courtyards, Dwell takes another glance at 5 modern homes with outstanding elevated terraces.
With its mild climate, endless surf, and amazing views of the Andes, Chile is an ideal destination for nature lovers. It also has a distinctly modern side, as evidenced by our following favorite...
In compliance with strict regulations on historical renovations, these five Italian homes deftly incorporate original structure into modern remodels.
Building on our Modern in the City of Roses slideshow, we share five more residential projects from Portland, Oregon, ranging from a multi-family development to renovations.
Whether polished to a high-shine or left untreated to patina, metal facades are a modern must.
Homes at high altitudes enjoy solitude and panoramic views, but they also have to be resilient against inclement weather and difficult foundations.
Away from the tightly packed buildings and light pollution of the city, these rural homes become lanterns at night.
Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.
Brise soleil—architectural devices that shade structures from sunlight—offer sculptural flourishes and passively cool buildings. We examine five examples from the Dwell archive.
Good design is more crucial than ever when accommodating a growing family, here we celebrate the best in family home design (Check out part one as well!).
It ain’t easy being green, but it’s worth the extra effort. Here, we share five sustainable homes that don’t skimp on design.
A handful of homes who modernize their lake- or seaside locations with horizontal slats, lots of wood, and vernacular references.
New York city is the largest metropolitan in the US and home to more than 8 million people. Despite this, living in the City doesn't mean sacrificing space or luxury. These five renovations were...
These five open-plan homes prove it doesn't take interior walls to give space a purpose.
With summer just around the corner, there is no better time and place to plan an outdoor excursion. Take a look at these five functional and sustainable housing units, that embrace nature's charm.
As previously seen in Best Modern Desert Houses, Dwell invites you to take a peak at these scorching additions.
We've corralled a collection of prefab homes located on precarious hillsides, atop mountains, in remote deserts, and next to pristine lakes to show the building method's versatility. Plus: a sneak...
Behold the mighty power of designers and architects to re-imagine and recast a kitchen, one of the most frequently renovated rooms in a modern home. You won't believe the before shots are from the...
The City by the Bay is known for its diverse mix of Victorian and modern architecture. Maintaining these aesthetics, here are just a few San Francisco home renovations.
It's always fascinating to see how designers deal with tiny lots and small spaces. But when a house is also unusually narrow, that brings additional spatial challenges—often provoking out-of-the...
Time and again, so many modern architects tell us that they are heavily influenced by Japanese design. We go straight to the source with 5 of our favorite homes in Japan from the pages of Dwell.